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Colts’ Bob Sanders Cannot Lead From the Sidelines

Published by on June 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

It’s not a secret around Indy that Bob Sanders is the leader of the Colts’ defense.

But does he deserve that title?

Since entering the league in 2004, Sanders has played in 45 games while starting 43 of those games. That’s 45 games played out of a possible 96.

What does this mean?

Well, it means that since entering the league, Sanders has played in less than 50 percent of the games that he should have been playing in. That’s right, less than 50 percent (47%).

Even if we throw out his rookie season in 2004, Sanders has only then played in 39 out of 80 possible games. Even still, it’s less than 50 percent (49%).

So the obvious question becomes, how can a player who can’t stay on the field half the time (literally) become the leader of this defense?

Well, the answer is a very sad one for the Colts’ defense.

They apparently have no leader.

Their su...

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